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The attack appeared to be unhindered by the RUC, and was even aided by offduty members of the reserve police force, the B-Specials. Accordingly, nationalist opinion in Derry was outraged, and when the bloodied marchers finally entered the city on 4 January severe rioting broke out. Shortly afterwards, a group of RUC officers, some inebriated, were involved in what appeared as revenge attacks on houses in the Bogside area. 33 This proved a crucial turning point in Catholic Derry. Behind the barricades, the moderate DCAC began to lose authority, and more radical, even republican, elements gained sway.
14 Again, Hume expressed sentiments here that would inform his later political thinking. The challenge to traditionalism Hume’s actions in the University for Derry campaign showed a desire to reach across to the Protestant community, and an eagerness to engage the Stormont government. But neither trait was uncommon to the generation of Northern Ireland Catholics to which he belonged. Indeed, as noted in the Introduction, a number of mutually reinforcing pressures helped forge a more forward-thinking and reformist attitude amongst this generation.
30 Hennessy, Northern Ireland: The Origins of the Troubles, pp. 159–60; Ó Dochartaigh, From Civil Rights to Armalites, pp. 30–2; Purdie, Politics in the Streets, pp. 195–6. 31 For a full text of the speech, see T. O’Neill, The Autobiography of Terence O’Neill (London, Hart-Davis, 1972), pp. 145–9. 32 Ó Dochartaigh, From Civil Rights to Armalites, p. 32; Purdie, Politics in the Streets, p. 195. 33 The Cameron Report, para. 177; Doherty, Paddy Bogside, pp. 88–94; McCann, War and an Irish Town, pp.