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Michael Buerk
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Born in Solihull, West Midlands
Born on 18th of February 1946

Born 1946 - BBC journalist and newsreader.

Became a reporter for BBC in 1973. Has presented the news on the Nine O’Clock News, BBC Ten O’Clock News and the Breakfast Programme. Well known for this reporting of the Ethiopian famine in 1984.

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