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 Thursday,
Dec. 5

They like our movies and they like our fast food, but a lot of people around the world don't care much for America as a nation
Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center

As Democratic Sen. John Kerry gears up for a run at the White House, some Democrats are saying it's time for Al Gore to step aside and clear the way
• Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.  

Reebok's latest pitchman isn't a clean-cut athlete, but rapper Jay-Z
Mickey Pant, Reebok chief marketing officer 

White House pets from the past are being honored this year by the Bush family
William Seale, architectural historian

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