Topics and Guests for December 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:

President Bush's second term agenda
• Former Okla. Rep. J.C. Watts
Bob Beckel, Democratic strategist

Is it time for Donald Rumsfeld to step down?
• Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah

Can coalition troops stop Iraqis from killing each other?
Bing West, former assistant secretary of defense

Michael Jackson's lawyers appeal for more time
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Arnold Schwarzenegger calls on members of his party to move to the middle
Bill Dal, GOP strategist
Christopher Barron, Log Cabin Republicans political director

Why is Bush Time magazine's person of the year?
Doug Waller, senior Time correspondent

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