The 21st Show

Live At ALPLM: Meet Executive Director Christina Shutt


For the first time in months, The 21st went on the road with a live broadcast from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield on July 1, 2021. 

Our first segment was an interview with Christina Shutt, the new executive director. A Black woman in her mid-30's, Shutt is the first person of color to hold the role. We talked with her about taking over a museum that's had some management problems in years past, her plans and Lincoln's role in America's racial history.


Christina Shutt, executive director, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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