Topics and Guests for Thursday, August 7

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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 7:

Of all the potential candidates in the California recall race, the name on everyone's lips is the hardest one to pronounce
•  Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown
•  Eduardo Braniff, creative director of Imagination, Inc.
•  Doug Rushkoff, author of Media Virus: Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture
•  Elizabeth Spires, editor of

Why is High Noon the favorite film of most U.S. presidents?
•  Burt Kearns, co-executive producer of All the President's Movies

Like many states, Minnesota has a sex offender registration law. But at least one man on the state list was never convicted of a sex crime, and he wants his name taken off the list
•  Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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