Nightly News | August 26, 2012
>>> now to more tributes coming in tonight for neil armstrong being hailed largely as a quiet american hero. the first man to walk on the moon died yesterday at the age of 82. tonight we hear from who knew him best of their own words.
>> when i think of neil all of his life -- he'll be known for the lunar landing , of course, but all of his life was someone dedicated to this country to dare greatly.
>> that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
>> the storms will write his event was the greatest event of the 20th century . can you imagine a person that traveled from planet earth to another world, a world three days or 240,000 miles away ? most importantly, he did it with dignity.
>> it's different, but it's very pretty out here.
>> neil was a great american, hard-working, and very humble, very quiet. he was one that could do great things but would never take credit himself. he'd always give credit to other people.
>> through it all neil looks at himself as heading a big team. he didn't send out on any self-gra self-grandois after this, and he went back to being neil which was great. we lost a good friend and the country loss a great patriot all.
>> remembers neil armstrong tonight. when