Gender And Race, But No Politics, Play Out On Panel Of WGA Awards Nominees

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The Oscars aren't so white this season, but they're still "so male," as was pointed out tonight by Andrea Berloff, moderator of a panel discussion with ten of this year's WGA Award nominated screenwriters – only one of whom is female. Allison Schroeder, Oscar and WGA nominated for Hidden Figures, said that having once worked at NASA, she was "born to write this film" about a team of black female mathematicians who help launch John Glenn into space in 1962. After…