News journalist Ted Koppel will headline the 26th Annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture in Cherry Hill. The week-long event takes place at the Katz Jewish Community Center, Nov. 7 through Nov. 15.
The former ABC Nightline anchor will discuss the potential threat of a cyber-attack on America’s power grid, as detailed in his new book, “Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath”. The discussion on Sunday, November 8 will be moderated by Channel 6ABC news anchor, Rick Williams.
Koppel is one of several celebrity guests scheduled to appear at the festival, including David Gregory, the former moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press.
The festival will also feature presentations from actor Alan Alda, best selling mystery writers Faye, Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman, and rock guitarist Steve Katz (of Blood Sweat and Tears fame).
Tickets to see author and feminist icon, Erica Jong and comedian Susie Essman have sold out.
General admission tickets for individual events range from $12 to $35 (general public) or $10 to $30 for Katz JCC members. Platinum-level festival passes are still available and cost $285 or $525 when bought as a pair.
Saturday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 15, various times – 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ.
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