Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Monday, July 15:

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh and his lawyers had to balance 20 years against a possible life sentence. In the end, the California native opted for a plea bargain. Who got the better deal?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst
Jim Robinson, former federal prosecutor

What might John Walker Lindh know about Al Qaeda and its infrastructure? How useful could that information be to the U.S. government?
Larry Johnson, former deputy director of the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism

Investors are suffering a crisis of confidence. Is it time to take a closer look at the president's own business dealings?
Jay Carney, White House reporter for Time magazine

If the Democrats hit the GOP hard on the corporate corruption issue, what will the Republicans do in defense?
Ed Rogers, former deputy assistant to former President Bush

Did John Walker Lindh's lawyers do the best they could for their client?
Sol Wisenberg, former federal prosecutor

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