Nightly News   |  April 01, 2013

Mandela improving during hospital stay

The 94-year-old former president of South Africa was hospitalized nearly a week ago for a recurrence of pneumonia. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the latest from south africa is nelson mandela is improving. he spent a sixth day in the hospital and continues to respond to treatment for the long condition. the nation and millions around the world have been in is suspended animation over worry for the president. he's now been hospitalized three times in the past four months.