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, March 29:

The trial of former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski hits an apparent snag
Bruce Schaeffer, attorney writing book about Tyco
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

French lawyer Jacques Verges says he wants to represent Saddam Hussein
Frank Rubino, attorney who defended ex-Panama dictator Manuel Noriega

Haz-mat teams around the country are on alert for possible bioterror attacks, holding periodic drills to prepare for the worst.
Judith Miller, co-author of "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War"

Is there anything good about rats?
Robert Sullivan, author of "Rats"

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

Topics and guests subject to change.