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CNBC MEDIA ALERT: CNBC'S BECKY QUICK SITS DOWN WITH BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR WARREN BUFFETT ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20TH AT 8:30AM ET ON CNBC'S "SQUAWK BOX"

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20TH AT 8:30AM ET

WHERE: CNBC'S "SQUAWK BOX"

Prior to the Berkshire Hathaway special shareholders meeting, where shareholders are being asked to approve a 50 for 1 split of Berkshire's Class B shares - in order for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe deal - the biggest in the company's history - to proceed, billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, sits down with CNBC's Becky Quickto discuss this historic deal, stimulus, bonuses, the bank tax, earnings, the Kraft deal and healthcare, among other topics.

Transcript to follow the interview.

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