Topics and Guests for April 5

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, April 5:

U.S. commanders in Iraq say they're more concerned with the demonstrations by radical Shiites than they are with fighters attacking coalition members in Fallujah
George Packer, staff writer for "The New Yorker"

President Bush says he'll stick to a June 30 deadline for handing over Iraqi sovereignty
• Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb.

Has the Sept. 11 Commission already made its conclusions, even before hearing from President Bush or National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice?
Richard Ben-Veniste, commissioner

Could Rice's testimony hurt the Bush administration?
Earl Ofari Hutchinson, author and political analyst 

Is steroid abuse casting too big a shadow on Major League Baseball?
Cal Ripkin Jr., sports legend

The Tyco corruption case is scrapped
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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Topics and guests subject to change.