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.

April 28:

As America works to rebuild Iraq, you have to wonder: how long are we gonna be there?
Niall Ferguson, historian and author of Empire

President Bush speaks to a group of Iraqi Americans in Dearborn, Mich. They're happy Saddam Hussein is gone, but some are skeptical that Iraqis will be allowed to be the masters of their own destiny.
• Imam Husham al-Husainy, Iraqi-born cleric with the Karbalaa Islamic Education Center

Some of Saddam's captured cronies say that the birthday boy is still alive. True or not, until there's proof, some of his friends and enemies might be afraid to help the coalition
Simon Henderson of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Belgium can expect to lose some business if it actually goes through with indicting U.S. Gen. Tommy Franks. Some Iraqi civilians want him charged, under Belgian law, as an international war criminal
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

America's appetite for reality TV is about to be tested by an all-you-can-eat buffet. Starting next year, you'll be able to watch an all-reality cable channel
Blake Mycoskie, chairman of Reality Central

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