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This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own, Kenneth Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that career with 17 years as a reporter for the Times, including a five-year stint as head of the paper's West Africa bureau. As I looked at the photo published with the obituary of a seasoned professional at the top of his game, I could not avoid comparing the Ken Noble who accomplished so much with his life to the Ken Noble I met as an undergraduate at Yale. In many ways, that comparison evokes a paean to an America that had just closed out...

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