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.

Tuesday, April 13:

The Sept. 11 Commission hears testimony from Louis Freeh, Janet Reno and John Ashcroft
Thomas Kean, commission chairman
Lee Hamilton, commission vice-chair

Does the U.S. have enough boots on the ground?
• Retired Army Major Gen. Paul Vallely, co-author of Endgame

Should the government regulate contractors in Iraq?
• Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I.

Why isn't John Kerry being more aggressive in his campaign for president?
Paul Sullivan, radio host and columnist

Are personal politics getting in the way of the Sept. 11 Commission's mission?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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

Topics and guests subject to change.