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.

Monday, Sept. 22:

A panel of 11 federal judges hears arguments over the postponement of California's recall election date
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The 40th anniversary of the day President Kennedy was assassinated is coming up. Some say it was the KGB, others peg the Mafia. But how about Lyndon Johnson?
• Barr McClellan, author of Blood, Money and Power

For all the excitement over Wesley Clark's campaign, the
general still has some things to learn about political  battles
• T. Trent Gegax of Newsweek magazine

Lots of dads crack open a beer with their sons as a rite of  passage and in some places, , that's perfectly legal
• John Ainsworth, Wisconsin state representative

An ambitious undertaking to archive photographer Otto Bettman's photographs capturing precious moments in American history
• Steve Davis, CEO of Corbis

The Big Story's "candidate of the day" in the California recall election
• Bruce Margolin, California gubernatorial candidate

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