Former President Jimmy Carter told NBC News on Monday that he places Nelson Mandela alongside Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mother Teresa as exemplars of inspiration and moral virtue.
With scores of world leaders and 95,000 mourners packed into an open-air stadium, the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday will be the biggest security event in modern memory — planned on just five days’ notice.
Thick smog swallows the city’s tallest buildings. The visibility and air quality is so bad that the city has notched record pollutions levels – twenty times what the World Health Organization regards as hazardous. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.
The early evening newscast inaugurated its current format Aug. 1, 1970, when “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” was expanded to seven nights a week.