1945: Yalta to the bomg. Containment. The cold war goes glboal- and comes home. New leaders and lost opportunities. Spies en the sky: spuntik to u-2. The torch has been passed. The cuban missiel. The weary titan. Defeat in Asia: hope in Europe. The death of Détente and the changeo of hte western system. The new cold war. Taking the enemy away- Gorbachev and the end of the Cold War. the yera of miracles and its aftermath. Superlosers.