Guests and Topics: December 29

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Pop superstar Michael Jackson (search) sat down with 60 Minutes correspondent Ed Bradley for an exclusive interview last night. Did Jackson help or hurt himself in the court of public opinion? And did CBS strike a deal for the interview? We'll ask Court TV anchor and attorney Lisa Bloom, Celebrity Justice's Pat Lalama and criminal defense attorney Jayne Weintraub to join the debate!

Then, the federal government announced today that it will require international carriers, in certain cases, to place armed law enforcement officers on flights over the United States. -- If an airline do not comply with the government's request, it may be denied landing rights. Will this new measure make a difference in preventing terror attacks on the United States? We'll have the latest.

Plus, lots of action on the presidential campaign trail. We'll tell you what Democratic Presidential Candidate and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (search) is saying about his fellow candidates and the Democratic National Committee's Terry McAuliffe (search).

All these stories and much more!

Don't miss Hannity & Colmes LIVE this evening at 9 p.m. ET!

--The Associated Press contributed to this report

-All guests and topics subject to change