Topics and Guests for Friday, Feb. 21

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. 21:

A devastating and deadly fire at a R.I. nightclub that resulted in the deaths of over 95 people is now being blamed on an on-stage pyrotechnics display. Plenty of bands use pyrotechnics for special effects, but it's a dangerous business — even if you know what you're doing
Brian Smalls, retired Nassau County detective
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Some U.N. inspectors are complaining that U.S. intelligence on where to look for Iraqi weapons has been mostly garbage
David Albright, former U.N. weapons inspector 

Turkish leaders say they are close to working out a deal to let U.S. troops set up bases in Turkey for a possible invasion of Iraq
O. Faruk Logoglu, Turkish ambassador to the U.S.

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change