Nightly News   |  June 12, 2013

Mandela stable, responding to treatment

The former president of South Africa remains in the hospital as doctors continue to monitor his health after he developed a lung infection. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> the health of nelson mandela , and there is more encouraging news. the 94-year-old mandela, responding better to treatment and stabilized. more family members visited today, including his former wife winnie who visited the third straight day. today marks the 49th anniversary of mandela's sentence to life in prison f prison. he was freed after an international campaign.