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.

Wednesday, Oct. 15:

Kobe Bryant's defense team tears a big hole in the case against him. So where does the prosecution go from here?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Folks in Iraq want to control their own destiny, but they need a constitution before it can happen
Noah Feldman, author of After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy

What will it take to rebuild Iraq?
Jonathan Broder, editor for Foreign Policy and Defense at Congressional Quarterly

The Secret Service hopes Air Force One is a safer place for President Bush than it was for Harrison Ford in the movies
Bob Schiffer, co-collaborator of the new book Air Force One

If God is a Cubs fan, he must have gone to the kitchen for a sandwich during the eighth inning of last night's game...
Arnold Kanter, author of Is God a Cubs Fan?

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

Topics and guests subject to change.