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, August 19:

What needs to be done before the Pentagon can so much as fire a single bullet at Baghdad?
•  Retired Army Major General Donald Edwards

Is Saddam Hussein back in the nerve gas business? Some folks say satellite pictures of three chemical factories near Baghdad prove that he is
•   Tim Brown of globalsecurity.org

Is Attorney General John Ashcroft justified in treating American terror suspects as enemy combatants?
•   Jonathan Turley, constitutional law professor at George Washington University

Does Martha Stewart really believe her stock dealings have come under scrutiny because of a right-wing conspiracy? That's what one report says...
•   Dennis Kneale, managing editor of Forbes magazine

Don't miss The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

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