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John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

Annapolis, MD
Sunday, July 18, 2010

Evan Thomas, Assistant Managing Editor of Newsweek, speaks about his biography, "John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy." Born in Scotland in 1747, Jones came to America to serve in its newly formed Navy. His seafaring abilities and driving ambition helped him rise quickly through the ranks and served him well during key Revolutionary War naval battles.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 8:39pm (ET)

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