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:

Democrats hit hard at President Bush's Vietnam-era service
Jamal Simmons, Democratic strategist
Dylan Glenn, Republican consultant
• Retired Army Lt. Col. Joe Repya
Howard Wolfson, DNC senior adviser for communications

Can John Kerry grab some of the battleground states on Election Day?
• N.M. Gov Bill Richardson

Scott Peterson's father takes the stand in his son's double murder trial
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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