Wonder if he actually did get in any hot water with anyone for broadcasting any of that. Hopefully not, and I can't imagine he would have done really, afterall no full songs were played other than 'Native Son'.
As well as being a great producer, you can tell he's also a big big fan just like most of us here. When you hear him talk his excitement and passion for the music and the band is quite obvious.
"I don't know if it's possible for us to make something current that is meaningful, not just to our audience but to the times we live in. But that's kind of the job for me and I'm not ready to give it up. I think it's unlikely that we'll pull it off, but then so has the last 20 years been unlikely." - Bono, 2011
did you know
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For started out as something completely different, a jam called "Under The Weather Girls". U2 kept the drums for the song it ended up as.