Gun Bill Defeat; Alan Alda on Dyslexia; Recycling

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Alan Alda in the WNYC studios

The Senate rejected a measure to expand background checks, a vote President Obama called "shameful." Glenn Thrush of Politico discusses the vote, and what comes next.  Plus: Actor Alan Alda reflects on his family's experience with dyslexia. Also: We continue our April series of interviews with New York City deputy commissioner of recycling and sustainability. This week: paper and coordinating recycling between cities, businesses and manufacturers. And then, a call-in for residents and police officers on the effect of community policing.