Guests and Topics for July 29

Here’s what is on tap for Thursday:

‘FOX & Friends First’ (6 a.m. ET)

Will John Edwards’ southern charm set the stage for John Kerry's big speech Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention? We’ll get a balanced debate from Democratic strategist Morris Reid and radio talk show host and FOX News contributor Mike Gallagher.

Plus, what makes an ideal candidate? And does the Kerry-Edwards ticket pass muster? FOX News contributor Dr. Georgia Witkin joins the debate.

A California judge postpones Michael Jackson's trial until January 2005. Is that good news for the King of Pop? We’ll get the legal lowdown from Martin Schmukler, criminal defense attorney.

And, pop star Stacie Orrico (search) joins us with details on Cold Stone Creamery’s “World’s Largest Ice Cream Cake Social” fund-raiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

‘FOX & Friends’ (7 a.m. ET)

We’ll get a sneak peak at candidate Kerry’s prime time address from Steve Elmendorf, Kerry's deputy campaign manager.

How will Republicans counter the claims made at the Democratic National Convention? We’ll ask Dr. Ralph Reed, Bush-Cheney '04 South Eastern regional chairman.

As we head down the home stretch of the Democratic National Convention, who's come out on top and who is taking a beating? We’ll break down the "winners and losers" list with “Beltway Boys” co-hosts Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke.

Plus, we’ll get reaction to Sen. John Edwards’ big speech from Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., and Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn.

Chef Daniel Bruce, executive chef at the Boston Harbor Hotel, drops by to give us a taste of Boston.

Plus, Lance Armstrong's coach helped him come back from cancer to win a record six straight Tour de France races. Can the secrets of Armstrong’s success help you keep fit? We’ll ask Chris Carmichael, Armstrong’s coach and author of “Food for Fitness.”

And, we’ll be joined by one of the stars of HBO’s hit show "Six Feet Under," Freddy Rodriguez.

About the Show

This offbeat morning show features anchors E.D. Hill, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. They take a look at the day's news, sports and weather from a different perspective. It is an interactive show where you can call in to voice your opinion or have your e-mail read. Anything can happen and usually does!

Every day, syndicated radio host and FOX contributor Mancow joins the show with unique insights and commentary on the day's news events, bringing his own brand of offbeat and irreverent humor from his WKQX studio in Chicago.

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!

There's no telling what "FOX & Friends" will be cooking up outside our Manhattan studios on 6th Avenue. So, if you are in New York, drop by — the Morning Crew loves an audience! We are located at: 1211 Avenue of the Americas, between 47th and 48th streets.

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