After a lifetime of preparation, McGowan gets her activist focus

The first time Rose McGowan talked to the Television Critics Association, she was an impressive person in a semi-impressive show. She was the new witch on "Charmed," on the WB network; she also seemed like a bright person, worth listenig to.

Now, 16 years later, WB is gone and McGowan has a very different mission, discussing sexual abuse and more. Her special is Tuesday (Jan. 30) on cable's E; here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes