Topics and Guests for Thursday, July 17

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.

July 17:

Tony Blair has remained a loyal friend to the Bush administration, even in the face of criticism at home. Will his visit to the U.S. help or hurt our president?
•  Nile Gardiner, visiting fellow in Anglo-American security policy at the Heritage Foundation

Whether or not President Bush intentionally misled anyone before the Iraq war, there are bigger questions about the White House "picking and choosing" which intelligence to believe
•  James Woolsey, former CIA director
•  Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla.

Before the war with Iraq, four of the Democratic presidential hopefuls voted for the president's war resolution. Now they're bashing the administration over pre-war intel, but refuse to reject their previous support for the war
•  Ryan Lizza, White House correspondent for The New Republic magazine

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