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.

March 5:

The message to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is clear: Leave, disarm fully or face the "shock and awe" of an American attack
• Retired Army Major Gen. Robert Scales

The Supreme Court comes down hard on convicted sex offenders
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Politicians love celebrities, especially around election time. But Hollywood and politics don't always mix so well. In fact, some think there may even be a national backlash against actors opposing a war with Iraq
Darrell West, a professor at Brown University and author of Celebrity Politics

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change