Topics and Guests for January 10

Four CBS News employees, including three executives, have been let go for their role in preparing and reporting the controversial "60 Minutes" story about President Bush's National Guard service before last year's elections, according to CBS.

But did Dan Rather (search) get off too easy? That's the big question for Reese Schonfeld, CNN co-founder and author of "Me and Ted Against the World," Eric Burns, host of "FOX News Watch," and Alex Jones, director of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

With Iraq's election just three weeks away, the violence is getting worse. What can be done and will the elections go off as planned? We'll ask Brett McGurk, former legal adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority.

Plus, when will the U.S. government start talking about an Iraq exit strategy? That's the big question for retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Don Edwards, FOX News military analyst.

The people have spoken and they're passionate about two of the year's most controversial filmmakers. Mel Gibson and Michael Moore nab the top People's Choice Awards. Is it a sign of what's to come? FOX News' Heather Nauert gives us the big picture.

Plus, a man is sent to jail for beating his pregnant wife. But when his wife asked for a divorce, a judge refused. Why? Judge Andrew Napolitano, FOX News senior judicial analyst, weighs in.

All of that... and more on "The Big Story With John Gibson" at 5 p.m. ET.

About the Show

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, "The Big Story" gives you expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth interviews and reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change