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 interviews and reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests:

Fighting in Fallujah isn't like fighting in theopen desert: house to house, urban warfare. What are the challenges?
• Retired Marine Col. Gary Anderson

How will Yasser Arafat's death affect Middle East peace plans?
• Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell

Can the Democrats ever win over so-called values voters or have Republicans conquered the moral high ground?
Geraldine Ferraro, FNC political analyst
Ed Rollins, Republican strategist

A juror in the Scott Peterson double murder trial is replaced during jury deliberations
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Will President Bush get any of the cooperation for Iraq he is hoping from Europe?
Amity Shlaes of the Financial Times