Topics and Guests for October 20

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:

Presidential race shifts into high gear, but it's still too close to call
• Ed Gillespie, RNC chair
• Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.

Dick Cheney says Kerry won't protect Americans who want to attack our cities
• Rick Lazio, former New York representative
• Jacques DeGraff, Democratic strategist

President Clinton says he'll go on the stump for Kerry
• Lanny Davis, former White House special counsel

Scott Peterson's defense...
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst 

Are minority voters being more and more drawn to the GOP?
• Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele
• Rev. Al Sharpton, former presidential candidate

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