'ASCAP put food on my table and gas in my car,' president/chairman Paul Williams says

After more than five decades as a songwriter and actor, Paul Williams is now playing perhaps the most important role of his career, as president and chairman of ASCAP, helping the performance rights organization fight against copyright infringements and ensuring songwriters get fair compensation for their creative efforts.

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