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, June 22:

The terrorists responsible for killing the hostages are hoping to influence international policy
James Lilley, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea

What's the best response to the recent wave of kidnappings and beheadings?
Walid Phares, terrorism analyst

Millions of readers are getting ready to relive the Clinton presidency, or at least one version of it
Bill Dal Col, Republican strategist
David Corn, author of "The Lies of George W. Bush"

A U.S. lawyer is on trial on terrorism charges
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Sen. Ted Kennedy charges that the Bush administration has put America at greater risk of nuclear attack
Joseph Cirincione of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Should prisoners have to pay their own way behind bars?
• Bristol County, Mass. Sheriff Thomas Hodgson

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Topics and guests subject to change.