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 Friday,
Nov. 22

A top aide to Canada's prime minister calls President Bush a "moron". Does this illustrate a real problem with our neighbors to the north?
Peter Worthington of the Toronto Sun
Greg Malone, satirist/activist

We don't have Usama bin Laden yet, but lots of top Al Qaeda operatives are in custody and some are spilling the beans. How do we get these guys to talk, and how do we know when they're actually telling the truth?
• Retired Marine Lt. Col. Bill Cowan

As the White House builds support for invading Iraq, it pays to remember why the U.S. wants to get rid of Saddam Hussein. Some like to call him the butcher of Baghdad, but there is another side to the Iraqi leader
Joel Soler, French journalist and filmmaker

Can the new Homeland Security Department be characterized as Big Brother come to life?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Local and state governments around the country are in a serious cash crunch
Carl Tubbesing of the National Conference of State Legislature

Fans of The Sopranos are wondering how far Carmela Soprano will pursue her love for Furio, Tony's hard-hitting enforcer
Federico Castelluccio, actor

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