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

Mr. Thomas discussed his biography, John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, published by Simon and… read more

Mr. Thomas discussed his biography, John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, published by Simon and Schuster. Revolutionary War hero Jones was born in Scotland in 1747 and 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 his battles at sea in the midst of the Revolutionary War. Hence, John Paul Jones is considered to be the father of the American Navy. After his presentation Mr. Thomas answered audience members' questions. close

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

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 5, 2011

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