UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 13F

                               Form 13F COVER PAGE

Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended: December 31, 2000

Check here if Amendment [  X   ]; Amendment Number: 1
      This Amendment (Check only one.):     [  X  ]  is a restatement.
                                            [     ]  adds new holdings entries.

Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:

Name:             Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Address:          1440 Kiewit Plaza
                  Omaha, NE 68131

Form 13F File Number:                  28-4545

The institutional investment manager filing this report and the person by whom
it is signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized
to submit it, that all information contained herein is true, correct and
complete, and that it is understood that all required items, statements,
schedules, lists, and tables, are considered integral parts of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:

Name:               Marc D. Hamburg
Title:              Vice President
Phone:              402-346-1400

Signature, Place, and Date of Signing:

(s) Marc D. Hamburg          Omaha, NE                 February 16, 2001
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[Signature]                  [City, State]             [Date]

Report Type (Check only one.):

[      ]   13F HOLDINGS REPORT.  (Check here if all holdings of this reporting
           manager are reported in this report.)

[      ]   13F NOTICE.  (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report,
           and all holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)

[  X   ]   13F COMBINATION REPORT. (Check here if a portion of the holdings
           for this reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion
           are reported by other reporting manager(s).)

List of Other Managers Reporting for this Manager:

           Form 13F File Number           Name

           28-5194                        General Re - New England Asset
                                          Management, Inc.

                              Form 13F SUMMARY PAGE

Report Summary:

Number of Other Included Managers:                     18

Form 13F Information Table Entry Total:                61

Form 13F Information Table Value Total:            $31,619,703

Confidential Information has been omitted from the public Form 13F and filed
separately with the Commission. Included in this information is information
regarding Berkshire's positions in four securities (First Data Corporation, Gap
Inc., Nike* and US Bancorporation) included in its September 30, 2000 public
Form 13F.

* The original filing should have also indicated Nike which was omitted due to
  an oversight.

List of Other Included Managers:

Provide a numbered list of the name(s) and Form 13F file number(s) of all
institutional investment managers with respect to which this report is filed,
other than the manager filing this report.

[If there are no entries in this list, state "NONE" and omit the column headings
and list entries.]

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1.      28-5678                   Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Co.
                                  of Nebraska
2.      28-5676                   BHG Life Insurance Co.
3.      28-719                    Blue Chip Stamps
4.      28-554                    Buffett, Warren E.
5.      28-1517                   Columbia Insurance Co.
6.      28-2226                   Cornhusker Casualty Co.
7.      28-6102                   Cypress Insurance Co.
8.      28-852                    GEICO Corp.
9.      28-101                    Government Employees Ins. Corp.
10.     28-1066                   National Fire & Marine
11.     28-718                    National Indemnity Co.
12.     28-5006                   National Liability & Fire Ins. Co.
13.     28-6104                   Nebraska Furniture Mart
14.     28-717                    OBH Inc.
15.     28-2740                   Plaza Investment Managers
16.     28-1357                   Wesco Financial Corp.
17.     28-3091                   Wesco Financial Ins. Co.
18.     28-3105                   Wesco Holdings Midwest, Inc.