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Although John Paul Jones never actually said "I have not yet begun to fight," his victorious exploits earned him the title of America’s first naval hero. Newsweek’s Evan Thomas tells the story of the man known today as the father of the American Navy


  • Evan Thomas assistant managing editor at Newsweek, is the author of "Back from the Dead: How Clinton Survived the Republican Revolution," "Robert Kennedy: His Life," and "John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy."

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