Topics and Guests for Thursday, March 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.

March 20:

War planners say much of the early part of this Iraq campaign is aimed at "shaking" the enemy and shaping the battlefield.
• Retired Army Lt. Col. Tim Eads

The FBI has just sent out a "be on the lookout alert" for a Saudi Arabian national who may be planning a retaliatory terrorist attack
• New York Gov. George Pataki

Saddam Hussein has held power as president of Iraq for 23 years. How?
Laurie Mylroie, the author of The War Against America: Saddam Hussein and the World Trade Center Attacks

It's too soon to say if Saddam is still alive.
Grant Frederick, video forensic analyst at Avid Technology

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