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, September 23:

If the U.S. decides to go after Saddam Hussein military, what form will the strike take?
• Retired Air Force Gen. Buster Glosson

President Bush has been saying for months Saddam Hussein must go, but who will take his place when he does go?
Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the House and FNC contributor

The possibility of a war with Iraq seems to be on everyone's minds these days. With the midterm elections a little more than a month away, Democrats are trying to change the agenda
David Winston, Republican pollster and president of the Winston Group

The war on terror has brought a sea change to the way our legal system deals with questions of evidence. Instead of waiting until after an attack, terror suspects are being rounded up on suspicion of what they might do in the future
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Ernest Hemingway spent a good deal of his life in Cuba, but very little is known about his time there. Now, more than 40 years after his death, the Cuban government is giving scholars access to a treasure trove of his papers
Jenny Phillips, granddaughter of Hemingway's editor

Madelyn Toogood was caught on tape beating her four-year-old child. She's been charged with felony battery, and been linked to a group known as the Irish Travelers
Melody McDonald of the Fort Worth Star Telegram

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