Topics and Guests, Oct. 30

Today on Special Report...

Jim Angle reports: The president reacts positively to news of the strongest third quarter economy growth in nearly two decades -- But says he will not be satisfied until more unemployed workers find jobs.

GUEST PREVIEW: Karl Zinsmeister, editor in chief of American Enterprise, will discuss the experiences behind his book -- Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq.

Brian Wilson reports: Will a new energy policy bill make it's way to the president's desk anytime soon? Or will Senate bickering 'zap' it off course. 

Dana Lewis reports: Two humanitarian organizations begin to cut back operations in insurgency-plagued Iraq -- Could this spark the beginning of a trend?

Major Garrett reports: Once again the nomination of U.S. District Judge Charles Pickering (search) to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans stalls in the Senate.

Bret Baier reports: How does the Pentagon react to Saddam's torture tapes?

James Rosen reports: North Korea's highest ranking defector meets with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Details on those stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume at 6 p.m. ET.

— Guests and topics are subject to change