US reporter going to trial, Iran says. Did mother's visit help?

January 14, 2015 9:29 PM

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The mother of Jason Rezaian, jailed nearly half a year, says she'd like to think her recent trip in which she visited her son and confronted Iranian officials helped 'speed some things along.'

Istanbul, Turkey — Betraying only the slightest emotion, the American mother of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian recounts her just-concluded three-week trip to Iran, during which she managed to see her son twice in prison and proclaim his innocence in more than half a dozen testy meetings...

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