Photos of Old New Orleans

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The images of New Orleans struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have been painful and disturbing for many reasons. The human toll is staggering, and so is the potential loss of a jewel of a city that may never recover.

Life-long New Orleans resident and award-winning photographer Louis Sahuc has spent much of his storied career capturing what was unique about his city — the architecture, the hazy mornings, the streetcars, the people.

He talks with Alex Chadwick about talks about what's lost — and how his photos preserve a city's memory.



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