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He is the assistant managing editor and Washington bureau chief of Newsweek, also known for his regular appearances as a news analyst on Sunday morning television. The author of several books, most notably until now, Robert Kennedy: His Life (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000), he spoke recently in his Washington, D.C. office with Naval History Editor Fred L. Schultz about his new book, John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, to be released in May, also by Simon & Schuster.
Naval History: In deciding to write this book, you obviously thought previous biographies were lacking in some respects. In what respects were they lacking?