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:

The candidates' dueling views on Iraq are front and center eight days before the election
• Wesley Clark, former presidential candidate
• Tucker Eskew, Bush-Cheney campaign adviser

The Supreme Court's chief justice is hospitalized
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Democrats and Repuglicans alike are looking to recruits to make sure every vote is counted
• Mitchell Berger, Gore attorney during 2000 recount
• Brad Blakeman of the RNC's legal team

The presidential candidates are taking the race to church, hoping to sway undecided voters
• Ray Flynn, former ambassador to the Vatican

Bill Clinton stumps on behalf of Kerry
• Steve Murphy, Dick Gephardt's former campaign manager
• Former Okla. Gov. Frank Keating

How close is the 2004 presidential race really running?
• Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center

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