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.

Friday, April 30:

Michael Jackson is slapped with 10 felony charges with a grand jury indictment including child molestation, a conspiracy involving child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion
Roger Friedman, Foxnews.com entertainment columnist
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

A group led by former Iraq generals will take a turn at trying to hold down Fallujah. Is that such a good idea?
Louis Cantori, Middle East expert

Historians say one of the turning points of the Vietnam War was the week of June 27, 1969. That week, Life magazine put out an issue called "Faces of the Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll"
Ralph Graves, former Life magazine managing editor

Former presidential candidate Howard Dean may get another chance to sound off with his own TV talk show
Walter Shapiro, USA Today political columnist

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

Topics and guests subject to change.