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 19:

Big guns, missiles and fighter jets pack a big punch, but ask anyone in the Pentagon and they'll tell you that all that military hardware is useless without accurate information
James Woolsey, former CIA director

The Pentagon has set up special teams to hunt for Saddam Hussein's illegal weapons once the war starts
Tim Trevan, former U.N. weapons inspector

The showdown in the sand is just hours away as coalition forces move and Saddam giving his generals their marching orders
Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution

Flying over the Iraqi landscape at incredible speeds, combat pilots have only a matter of seconds to make difficult decision. But thanks to the latest in 3-D training, our pilots can simulate their bombing runs before they take off
John Burwell, senior director of the government industries team at Silicon Graphics Inc.

It's big news whenever war breaks out, but reporting the war can be a battle in and of itself
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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