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, July 5:

John Kerry's views on abortion
Bob Beckel, Democratic strategist
Sheri Annis, GOP strategist

Who should Kerry choose as his running mate?
Susan Estrich, FNC political analyst

Will radicals undermine democracy in Iraq?
• Retired Army Col. Mike Pheneger

Are this summer's political conventions a likely terrorist target?
Walid Phares, terrorism expert

Should Saddam Hussein get the death penalty?
Lis Wiehl, author of "Winning Every Time"
Bruce Barron, criminal defense attorney

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

Topics and guests subject to change.