Seattle native tracks stunning Iranian presidential vote

Seattle native tracks stunning Iranian presidential vote
A supporter of Iran's new President-Elect Hassan Rohani flashes a victory sign as she holds his poster during a post-election celebration in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Moderate cleric Hassan Rohani was declared the winner of Iran's presidential vote on Saturday after gaining support among many reform-minded Iranians. (Vahid Salemi / AP)

After growing up in Seattle, journalist Scott Peterson became the Istanbul bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor. He’s written extensively about Iran (his 2010 book “Let the Swords Encircle Me” is a journey into Iran behind the news headlines) and he joins John Carlson to explain the weekend’s “double shock” presidential vote that has moderate and reform candidate, Hassan Rohani, vanquishing several hard-line conservative candidates as Iranians seek reconcialiation with Western nations after a litany of economic sanctions due to the nation’s nuclear program ambitions.