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 Thursday, August 29:

A chorus of world leaders have been urging restraint on Iraq, as Washington considers a campaign to topple Saddam Hussein
Ilan Berman of the American Policy Council

It takes lots and lots of money to run a terror network, but the campaign to block the flow of cash to Al Qaeda is getting a failing grade from the U.N.
Colum Lynch of The Washington Post

Is Michigan now a hotbed for sleeper terror cells?
Osama Siblani of The Arab-American News

German investigators say an Al Qaeda cell in Hamburg helped plan the Sept. 11 terror attacks
Charles Pena of the CATO Institute

The Saudis say they have a softer side, and they're shelling out millions of dollars for TV and radio ads to prove it
Eriz Dezenhall, PR expert

It's the bottom of the ninth, and all of the bases are loaded for Major League baseball
Kevin Kennedy, FOX baseball analyst

Ozzy and the Osbournes will get new neighbors out there in Beverly Hills — the new Beverly Hillbillies
Max Baer, Jr., actor/director

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