Independence MO

Festival time in downtown Independence, Missouri
Thomas Wilmer

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library honors one of the town's most legendary citizens. We'll also stop in for visits at lesser known but fascinating places such as the Puppetry Arts Institute-with one of the world's largest collections of Pinocchio ephemera, and the one of a kind Leila's Hair Museum.

Dramatic architecture at Kauffman Center Kansas City MO
Thomas Wilmer

Join NPR Podcast host Tom Wilmer for a visit with Alan Carr who shares cool things to do and see in Independence, Missouri.

It's the home of the Harry S. Truman Library, and the historic gateway to the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails.