Topics and Guests for August 19

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:

Does voter concern over national security help President Bush or John Kerry?
David Pollak, Democratic strategist
Whit Ayres, Republican pollster

Is it the end for radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his militia?
• Retired Army Major Gen. Bob Scales

How damaging are the taped conversations between Scott Peterson and then-girlfriend Amber Frey?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Michael Jackson's lawyers call his accuser's stepfather into court
Bob Massi, FOX News legal analyst

Why are some activists in a huff over security precautions at the GOP convention in New York City?
Michelle Malkin, syndicated columnist

Do water stations encourage illegal immigrants to break the law?
John Hunter of the Water Stations Project

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