Topics and Guests for August 13

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:

President Bush and his challenger are crisscrossing the nation in key battleground states
Don Feder, political media consultant
Jenny Backus, Democratic strategist

What's the point of a gag order in the Scott Peterson and Kobe Bryant cases when they don't seem to be working?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Does the James McGreevey scandal put New Jersey in play for President Bush?
Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia Center for Politics

What will it take to end the fighting in Najaf?
Rob Holmes, former Gulf War tank platoon leader

Is Iran stoking the situation in Iraq?
Cliff Kupchan, vice president of the Nixon Center

The National Hurricane Center is calling it a nightmare scenario
• Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush

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