Catching This Nazi Became His Life
When McKay Smith went looking for his grandfather, he found demons. Some of them his own.
As a lawyer in the Justice Department’s National Security Division, McKay Smith oversees many of America’s most-highly classified intelligence programs. In the debate over government surveillance, people often ask, “Who’s watching the watchers?” Smith is. That’s his job.
But on his own time, Smith has been hunting for ex-Nazis who may have taken part in some of the most heinous war crimes in World War II.