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.

Thursday, Jan. 29:

Howard Dean’s campaign is under new management
Lisa DePaulo, GQ writer

As the Democratic race heads south, the public perceptions of the candidates are locked in.
R.J. Cutler, creator of "American Candidate"

Is there something fundamentally wrong with U.S. intelligence gathering?
Michael Swetnam, formerly with the CIA

Tony Blair says "apology accepted" to the BBC
Donald McIntyre, chief political correspondent for "The Independent"

As the big stories of 2003 come to a TV set or a bookstore near you in 2004, how will they affect  prospective juries and the cases on which they are based?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Jeff Garlin of HBO’s "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

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Topics and guests subject to change.