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.

Thursday, Sept. 25:

Our country and, by extension, our military embraces freedom of religion, but can that lead to cases of split allegiances?
Robert Spencer, author of Onward Muslim Soldier

Sen. Hillary Clinton says she is not running for president, but is she really?
Liz Marlantes, reporter for the Christian Science Monitor

Look for the free trade issue to become a sticking point in next year's election
Carla Hills, former U.S. trade representative

The government wants to drop the charges against Zacarias Moussaoui
Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

For all the talk about finding Saddam Hussein and Usama bin Laden, they're still out there. Why is it taking so long?
Ruth Wedgewood, professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

The Big Story’s "candidate of the day" in the California recall election
Paul Nave, Democratic candidate

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Topics and guests subject to change.