Topics and Guests for Friday, Jan. 24

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.

Jan. 24:

Iraqi dissidents are reportedly smuggling documents out of Iraq outlining Saddam Hussein's secret battle plans, including the use of chemical weapons
Gordon Correra, reporter for the BBC

The war of words between the U.S. and our European allies could be heading for a showdown
Radek Sikorski of the American Enterprise Institute

A lot of the evidence that the U.S. possesses about Saddam's illegal weapons is coming from Iraqi defectors.  But, how valuable is that intelligence? 
Bill Tierney, former UNSCOM inspector

U.S. senators want to put the brakes on Big Brother. The Senate has voted to curb Pentagon plans for a massive computer surveillance system
• Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

Millions of dollars will be bet on Superbowl Sunday, some on the outcome of the game, some on so-called prop bets like the coin toss
Pete Korner of the Las Vegas Sports Consultants
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change