Director, Author, and Actress Alison Mills- Newman joins us on When We Speak to talk about her books and her film The Tree Widow. Alison began acting professionally at the age of twelve. She has appeared on television shows such as, Mr. Novak, John Forsythe Show, The Love Boat, and Room 222. She became an original cast member of the historic television series, Julia starring Diahann Carroll, playing the babysitter Carol Derring and was an original cast member of The Leslie Uggams Show, playing Leslie's hip little sister Oletha, on a segment titled Sugarhill. Under the direction of Frank Silvera and alongside Maya Angelou and Beah Richards, she studied four years at the American Theatre of Being and has appeared on Broadway's Three Penny Opera.
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