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.

Thursday, Feb. 5:

CIA Director George Tenet defends his agency and pre-war intelligence on Iraq
Ronald Kessler, author of “The CIA at War”
• Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.V.

A lawsuit before the Supreme Court wants to shine some light on Vice President Dick Cheney
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

The Massachusetts Supreme Court says full-fledged, legal same-sex marriages will soon be allowed in that state
Gary Bauer, conservative activist and former presidential candidate

Howard Dean says it's Wisconsin or bust
Susan Turnbull, deputy DNC chair

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

Topics and guests subject to change.