Topics and Guests, Nov. 3

Today on Special Report...

Jim Angle reports: President Bush (search) delivers an upbeat message about the U.S. economy but adds, "there's more work to do," especially in the area of creating jobs for Americans.

GUEST PREVIEW: Economic expert Ken Kies will discuss the upcoming gubernatorial races in Kentucky and Mississippi.

Steve Harrigan reports: One day after the deadliest attack on troops since the end of the war -- A series of explosions are heard in central Baghdad. We'll have the full story.

Bret Baier reports: Was Saddam Hussein (search) expecting Russia and France to block a U.S.-led war in Iraq? Get the details.

Major Garrett reports: What is the connection between presidential candidate Howard Dean (search) and the Confederate flag?

Carl Cameron reports: We'll give a wrap-up of the state and local elections that could set the political tone for 2004.

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

— Guests and topics are subject to change