Topics and Guests for Monday, Jan. 20

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.

Jan. 20:

Donald Rumsfeld recommends the exile option for Saddam Hussein as a choice against war, but the butcher of Baghdad says he will fight to the bitter end
James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly

We've all heard the stories that North Korea can't even feed its own people and how its industry has collapsed. But little has been seen from inside this reclusive hermit regime as few Western tourists have gotten inside
Ben Anderson, BBC reporter

You say you want a revolution? Well, John Lennon's music industry is going through a very costly one. Every day, more computer-savvy listeners realize they can steal their favorite songs instead of actually paying for them. Most musicians and politicians are turning a deaf ear to the labels' complaints. Can and should the music industry be saved?
Anthony DeCurtis of Rolling Stone magazine

If you want to get a head start on your office pool, conventional showbiz wisdom says the Golden Globes are a good indicator of how the Oscars are going to go
Roger Friedman, columnist for

The INS extends the deadline for long-term visitors from 18 countries to register, be questioned and fingerprinted
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

He's been called the president's most trusted political strategist. In the weeks leading up to the midterm elections, Karl Rove kept Bush moving on the campaign trail, a stumping strategy that paid off for the GOP
Lou Dubose, author of Boy Genius: Karl Rove, the Brains Behind the Remarkable Political Triumph of George W. Bush

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change