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Check It Out: Spielberg's 'Catch Me If You Can'

Steven Spielberg's new caper movie, Catch Me If You Can, stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale, Jr. who, at 17, became the youngest person ever to make the FBI's Most Wanted List. Tom Hanks plays the agent assigned to catch him. Bob Mondello has a review.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.