Topics and Guests for Wednesday, Feb. 19

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.

Feb. 19:

From TV and radio ads to pamphlets in your mailboxes, you can expect to be hit by the government's "Ready Campaign" very soon
Ralph Gomory, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Jerry Della Femina of Della Femina & Partners

Is the U.S. push for a war with Iraq about settling old scores?
Michael Kirk, producer of The War Behind Closed Doors

A German court convicts the first person to stand trial for involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, handing down a maximum sentence of 15 years for being an accessory to 3,000 murders
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The U.N.'s purpose is to maintain international peace and security as well as develop friendly relations among nations, but critics say it has done little in the past 47 years to help resolve any of the world's problems
Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ...
weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change