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.

Topics and Guests for Monday, August 12

• Can the United States count on the support of Saudi Arabia in the war on terror? We'll ask Simon Henderson, an adjunct scholar of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Saudistrategies.com.

• Plus, is Major League Baseball heading for another work stoppage? How damaging could another strike be? We'll ask Kevin Kennedy, former manager for the Boston Red Sox.

• And, why did Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe label President Bush's economic team the worst since the Great Depression? Time magazine's Michael Weisskopf offers insight.

This is also a time for you to participate. Gibson will be reading some of your e-mails on the air, so drop him a line at myword@foxnews.com.

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ...
weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change