Nightly News | June 27, 2013
>> reporter: to see nelson mandela .
>>> nelson mandela is maintaining his fight for life while remaining in critical condition . mandel mandela is doing somewhat better today. a daughter spoke last night by telephone with an nbc contributor.
>> when i got in, and i greet him, madiba opened his eyes.
>> how would you describe his condition at this moment?
>> i would just say that it's typical for a 94-year-old man, you know, whose health is frail. his condition has improved tremendously overnight. we remain upbeat and hopeful. and he is not going to go anywhere any time soon.
>> that was his daughter zinzi in a conversation earlier today.