Anderson Cooper talks on topics ranging from American politics and current events to his life as a traveling journalist and what it was like to grow up as the son of Gloria Vanderbilt, at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly on Sunday, June 4, at 7 p.m. A moderated Q&A session will follow. The talk marks the launch of the JCC’s new Patron of the Arts program, which will provide subscribers with access to cultural arts at the JCC in new and innovative ways through performances, films, art exhibitions, and literary events. Go to, call Nina Bachrach at (201) 408-1406, or email her at