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 19:

Is Iran an even bigger terror threat than Iraq?
Michael Ledeen, national security expert at the American Enterprise Institue

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tries to "pump up" supporters by calling some Calif. lawmakers girlie men
• State Assemblyman Mark Leno

Who will decide the 2004 election — voters or lawyers?
Ben Ginsberg, national counsel to the Bush-Cheney campaign
Mitchell Berger, former co-counsel for Gore-Lieberman

Could sloppy police work doom the case against Scott Peterson?
Howard Miller, former D.C. detective

The lawyer for Kobe Bryant's accuser says the young woman needs more protection from the media
Bob Massi, FOX News legal analyst

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

Topics and guests subject to change.