Topics and Guests for August 12

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 reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests:

Another interesting day of testimony in the Scott Peterson case
Douglas Otto, criminal defense attorney
Bill Fazio, former San Francisco prosecutor
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Vice President Dick Cheney says John Kerry acts like we were never attacked on Sept. 11
Terry Holt, Bush-Cheney campaign national spokesman
• Former Sen. Max Cleland

Is it the beginning of the end for Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr
• Retired Army Col. Bob Killebrew

All of that... and more on The Big Story With John Gibson at 5 p.m. ET.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change