ABC13's Tom Koch watched with other onlookers as the black smoke poured out from the Sistine Chapel chimney
Ryan: Every single president since the passing of the antiquity act has done this in their final year in office. To the question of which president has protected the most land, Teddy Roosevelt would seem like a shoo-in. Roosevelt was no slouch in the conservation department, establishing 230 million acres of public land across the growing U.S. of A. For reference, that’s about equal to the combined size of Alaska, New York, and Utah.