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,
Dec. 23

Will Sen. Bill Frist prove to be good medicine for the Republican agenda? 
• Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M.

Cities across the country are now challenging the U.S. Patriot Act, calling it an assault on civil liberties
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The Iraqis shoot down a U.S. spy drone over the southern no-fly zone
Gregory Copley of the International Strategic Studies Association

North Korea may be back to producing nuclear weapons. What's really behind its threats?
Henry Sokolski of the Non-Proliferation Policy Education Center

If you ever drive a car with the radio on, somebody may be listening.  A new company can snoop on your listening habits and use that information to program electronic billboards
Jim Christian of Mobiletrak

Whether you're stuck in an ice storm or basking in sunshine, you'll likely catch yourself singing along with "White Christmas" this holiday season. But did you know there's so much lore about Irving Berlin's holiday anthem that a book has been written on the subject?
Jody Rosen, author of White Christmas

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