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, July 23:

What can John Kerry do at the convention to pull ahead of President Bush in the polls?
• David Hill, Republican pollster
Paul Maslin, Democratic pollster

Is President Bush doing enough to win over black voters?
• Rev. Al Sharpton, former presidential candidate

Can the intelligence community change fast enough to protect us from another attack?
Ron Kessler, author of "The CIA at War"

Lori Hacking's family is holding out hope that she's still alive
Rod Wheeler, former homicide detective

Fans of the late President Ronald Reagan want to get his likeness added to Mount Rushmore
• Rep. Doug Ose, R-Calif.

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

Topics and guests subject to change.