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. 26:

If John Hinckley had shot some random accountant 22 years ago, we wouldn't be talking about him and some say he'd be free by now. Should criminals be treated more harshly, if their victims are high profile?
Paul Callan, attorney 

The family accusing Michael Jackson of child molestation has history of abuse lawsuits
Leonard Levine, attorney specializing in sexual assault cases

Once President Bush signs it into a law, $395 billion will eventually be pumped into America’s Medicare program. But not everyone's satisfied
Tommy Thompson, Health and Human Services secretary

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Topics and guests subject to change.