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.

Monday, Jan. 26:

Is Howard Dean having trouble getting his message across?
Bill Dean, Dean's brother

Can a classical liberal win the presidency?
James Pendell, politicsnh.com managing editor

Customs agents are being blamed for ignoring a bunch of red flags and letting Sept. 11 hijackers into this country
John Pike of Globalsecurity.org

How much of John F. Kennedy's Camelot is to be found in John Kerry?
Laurence Lamer, author of "Sons of Camelot"

A judge overturns a 2002 ruling, which said that ban the wearing of masks at public meetings was unconstitutional
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

How can Kerry win over Southern voters?
• Dr. Earl Black, co-author of "The Rise of Southern Republicans"

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

Topics and guests subject to change.