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:

Are critics like John Kerry right? Is the U.S. losing the war in Iraq?
• Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser
• Richard Holbrooke, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N.

Swift Boat Veterans for Truth are accusing Kerry of meeting with the enemy during the Vietnam War
• John O'Neill, co-author of "Unfit for Command"
• Dick Klass, president of the Veterans Institute for Security and Democracy

A pre-natal specialist takes the stand in the Scott Peterson murder trial
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Is President Bush's National Guard service a legitimate issue in the White House race?
• Rick Davis, former McCain campaign manager
• Michael Brown, Democratic strategist

CBS will investigate how apparently false documents about Bush's service were accepted as real on "60 Minutes" 
• Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University

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