Topics and Guests for September 15

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New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (search) announces that the Crescent City will begin to reopen to businesses this weekend and the first group of residents will be allowed to return to their homes on Monday. But is it too soon to return to the once-toxic city?

President Bush has a lot riding on tonight's prime-time address. The latest FOX News Opinion Dynamics Poll shows his job performance approval rating has taken a hit in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, dropping four points to 41 percent. So will tonight's speech help turn things around for Bush? We'll get insight from Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard.

Then, we'll talk with President Bush's former speechwriter, David Frum.

Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass., says the feds need to devote much more money and attention to intelligence gathering in the U.S. He made a couple suggestions that are sure to get the attention of civil libertarians, including wiretapping certain mosques and keeping a close eye on foreign students. Gov. Romney joins us with more on the sure-to-be controversial subject.

Then, is wiretapping mosques even legal? We'll ask Judge Andrew Napolitano, FOX News' senior judicial analyst.

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