Here's what is on tap for Wednesday:

'FOX & Friends First' (6 a.m. ET)

Shiites (searchare blaming coalition forces for damaging a sacred shrine. We’ll examine the evidence with retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Donald Edwards, Fox News military analyst.

The baby boomers are leading us into a new and complex chapter of American history, but it's a generation that's been misunderstood for years as historian Steve Gillon, author of "Boomer Nation,” explains.

Plus, Pat Benatar returns to “FOX & Friends!”

'FOX & Friends' (7 a.m. ET)

Summer is coming and that means major events, like the political conventions are on their way. So, what's being done to beef up homeland security? We’ll ask Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge (search).

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Whisenant was wounded twice in two weeks while serving in Iraq: once by an enemy RPG and then by a roadside bomb. Now he's eligible for two Purple Hearts and joins us live from Baghdad.

Who's arming the insurgents in Iraq? We’ll ask Bill Gertz, Fox News contributor and Washington Times reporter, what role Syria could be playing.

Michael Jackson's father has hired his own lawyer to keep tabs on his son's child abuse case. What does that legally entail? We’ll get insight from Debra Opri, Joe Jackson's attorney.

Wednesday night America decides who will be the next "American Idol." Who has the inside track? Fox entertainment correspondent Lisa Bernhard and Shirley Halperin, music editor for Us Weekly, join the debate.

Plus, we’ll be joined by NBA legends George Gervin and Robert Parish.

And, is Hollywood trying to influence the way you vote? We’ll get a read from Andrew Breitbart, co-author of "Hollywood Interrupted."

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Plus, now you can watch America's No. 1 cable news morning show seven days a week, as hosts Juliet Huddy, Julian Phillips and Mike Jerrick man the morning show ship on the weekends!

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