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,
Nov. 18

Once the actual Iraq inspections get under way, how will the inspectors know where to look?
• Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.

Usama bin Laden and his henchmen are threatening new horrors on us and the rest of the Western world. Why aren't we ratcheted up alert-wise?
• Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind.

Now that Al Gore is finally getting over losing the presidential election in the year 2000, is he getting ready to run again in 2004?
Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for Time magazine

A runoff election for Louisiana senator is set for Dec. 7, bringing some national big guns to the state
Ron Faucheaux of Campaigns & Elections

It has been a common question since Sept. 11: Can you have security and privacy at the same time? An appeals court has decided that the DOJ has a lot of leeway to use wiretaps and other surveillance techniques to track suspected terrorists and spies
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The recent Usama bin Laden tape and other communications suggest that Al Qaeda would like to strike again soon
Christina Lamb of the Daily Telegraph

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