Host of NPRâs The Tavis Smiley show, TAVIS SMILEY. Heâs the author of the new book âKeeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black Americaâ (Doubleday). The book is a collection of personal narratives by ordinary African Americans. SMILEY also provides commentary twice a week on ABC radioâs Tom Joyner Morning Show. And heâs a contributor for CNN and a contributing correspondent on ABCâs PrimeTime.
In June the Writers Guild Foundation held its 2002 Film and Television Writers Forum, called "Words into Pictures." The forum focused on the role of the writer in film and television. We feature highlights from the forum. Participants included David Milch of NYPD Blue, Stephen Gaghan of the film Traffic and Aaron Sorkin of The West Wing.