Despite the devastation of much of the city, curfews, the lack of electricity and the terror of pitch black streets, a slice of New Orleans culture was resurrected just a few weeks after Hurricane Katrina. The Maple Leaf Bar re-opening was an act of defiance against hopelessness. Guitarist Walter Wolfman Washington drove all the way down from Ohio for the occasion. This segment was produced in October 2005, intended to be a WTUL broadcast -- but the radio station wouldn't be back on air until December. 4.5 mb, 11 min, 56 kbps.