Topics and Guests for Wednesday, May 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.

May 21:

Is Al Qaeda ready, willing and able to strike? Should Boston, New York and Washington live it up or hunker down this holiday weekend?
Greg Copley, president of the International Strategic Studies Association

When Congress passed the Patriot Act shortly after 9/11, it gave law enforcement a new set of tools to fight terror. Should we be concerned about what some people say is the erosion of our civil rights
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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