|Stanley Burke, Jr.|
|Born||February 8, 1923|
|Occupation||journalist, news presenter, author|
Stanley Burke, Jr. (born February 8, 1923) was a Canadian television journalist. He was the anchor of CBC Television's The National News from 1966 to 1969. The show was renamed The National after he resigned to launch a public campaign on the Biafran civil war. He is the son of businessman Stanley Burke, founder of Pemberton Securities, a stockbroking firm in Western Canada.
Following his retirement from the CBC, Burke also wrote a number of books satirizing Canadian politics in the form of children's stories, including Swamp Song, Frog Fables and Beaver Tales and The Day of the Glorious Revolution.
- — (1973). Frog Fables & Beaver Tales. Illustrated by Roy Peterson. Toronto: J. Lewis & Samuel. ISBN 0-88862-048-9.
- — (1974). The Day of the Glorious Revolution. Illustrated by Roy Peterson. Toronto: James Lorimer & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-88862-067-5.
- —; Roy Peterson (1976). Blood, sweat & bears. Vancouver: J. J. Douglas. ISBN 0-88894-117-X.
- —; Roy Peterson (1978). Swamp song. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre. ISBN 0-88894-212-5.
- —; Roy Peterson (1981). The birch bark caper. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre. ISBN 0-88894-306-7.
- —; Peggie Coulter (1990). The heart of Newfoundland. Halifax: Stone House. ISBN 0-921128-30-4.
- "Dogboat commander devastated enemy". National Post (Don Mills, Ont). 5 May 1999. p. A16.
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