Topics and Guests for Friday, July 5

Veteran newscaster John Gibson hosts Fox News Channel's newest primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Here's a review of the rundown for Friday, July 5:

Why were plans to attack Iraq leaked to The New York Times?
• Retired Army Major Gen. Paul Vallely

Saddam Hussein's stepson has been busted, arrested in Florida on a visa violation while trying to get his pilot's license recertified. Was he up to no good?
Laurie Mylroie of the Iraq News

It is no secret that the president wants Saddam Hussein out of power, but has the commander in chief talked about it so much that his own political future now depends on whether the Iraqi dictator stays or goes?
Bill Kristol, FNC political analyst

The shooting at Los Angeles International airport
• Photographer Paul Parkus, witness

Another man of Middle Eastern descent commits a deadly crime in America. Should we single out some people and look past others?
Susan Estrich, FNC legal analyst

It's been 30 years since Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas hit the shelves. How old must a book be to be officially considered a classic?
Matt O'Brien, managing editor of Las Vegas City Life

Baseball legend Ted Williams, the last man to bat over .400, dies at the age of 83
Joe Garagiola, former sportcaster

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