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 field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Wednesday, August 5:

Combatant status review tribunals are underway at Camp Delta in Guantanamo Bay
Gordon England, Secretary of the Navy

How do you prosecute and try potential terrorists?
Edwards MacMahon, Zacarias Moussaoui's attorney

Iowa is one of a very few hotly contested states in this election
Rich Galen, Republican strategist
Michael Brown, Democratic strategist

The Bush-Cheney camp will be spending at least $18 million in advertising this month, while Kerry holds back
Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia Center for Politics

The feds have information that Al Qaeda is plotting to launch a new attack on the U.S.
Greg Esslinger, former FBI special agent in counter terrorism

The lawyer for Mark Hacking explains his client's actions after his wife disappeared
Mark Fuhrman, former LAPD detective

Should a sex offender like Mary Kay Letourneau be allowed to be with her victim is he's now a consenting adult?
Stacy Honowitz, Florida prosecutor

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Topics and guests subject to change.