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, Oct. 6:

The outcome of California's historic recall election could forever change that state's politics
Lou Cannon, author of Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power

A new book claims President Bush has trouble telling the truth
• David Corn, author of The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception

The war in Iraq has given way to political battles over classified intelligence
George Terwilliger, deputy attorney general under former President Bush

If you've ever used email at work for personal business, you may want to rethink it...
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

L.A. Times drops a bomb on Schwarzenegger's campaign just days before the election. Is the paper doing Davis' bidding or is it simply reporting a story?
Jill Stewart, political columnist

How are stats changing Major League baseball?
Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

The Big Story’s "candidates of the day" in the California recall election
Brooke Adams, gubernatorial hopeful
Bill Wyatt, gubernatorial hopeful

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

Topics and guests subject to change.