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A Revealing 'Mrs. Henderson Presents'

It's World War II, the Germans are bombing London and the widowed Mrs. Laura Henderson opens The Windmill Theater, a burlesque club. That's the gist of Dame Judi Dench's latest film, the quirky Mrs. Henderson Presents.

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Bob Mondello
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.