Guests and Topics for September 17

Here’s what is on tap for Wednesday:

FOX & Friends First (6 a.m. ET)

A federal appeals court puts the California recall election on hold. Will the decision stand? Who will it help? Joining us for a fair and balanced look is former New York congressman/ columnist Dan Frisa. Democratic strategist Pat Schaeffer will also join us.

She took to the ice at the age of nine, and then skated her way to the Olympics, winning a gold medal in 1968. These days, Peggy Fleming is spending time out of the rink for a very special cause and will be here to tell us all about it.

Folks up and down the east coast are trying to prepare for Hurricane Isabel's wrath - but our next guest has seen her strength from the inside out. Greg Bast is a P-3 flight engineer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (search) in Tampa. He'll speak with us by phone.  

FOX & Friends (7 a.m. ET)

He was President Bush's mouthpiece for more than two years of his administration. Former Press Secretary Ari Fleischer will join us with his thoughts about life in and out of the White House.

Hurricane Isabel has been downgraded to a category two storm, but she's still threatening to pack a powerful punch. How should people prepare? We'll ask Mike Brown. He's the director of FEMA and the undersecretary of homeland security.

The U.S. is looking to circulate a revised U.N. resolution on Iraq by the end of the week. Will France and Germany finally get on board? FNC contributor Bill Kristol will offer his insight into the matter.

Our next guest says the recall delay could actually help Gray Davis! We'll find out why from Stephen Hess himself. He's a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.

As president, Ronald Reagan rallied a nation and brought optimism back to America. Where did this movie star-turned-politician learn to be such a great leader? Here to explain is Reagan biographer Lou Cannon. He's the author of Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power.

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